Radiologic Science, A.S.R.S. UG
The Associate of Science in Radiologic Science (ASRS) Degree Program is a 20-month curriculum designed to prepare students for practice in the health specialty of radiography. The degree lays the foundation for future study in the Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science (BSRS) degree program.
What Can I Do with this Degree?
Holy Family University graduates have high success rates passing the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Examination in Radiography. With the ASRS degree and certification by the ARRT, graduates can work in a variety of healthcare settings throughout the United States as certified radiographers. Qualified radiographers are needed in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, public-health facilities, mobile x-ray companies, and industry.
Students who earn an associate degree in Radiologic Science may explore the following career opportunities:
- CT technologist
- Limited scope X-ray machine operator
- MRI technologist
- Nuclear medicine technologist
- Radiologic technologist (also known as Rad tech or RT)
- Sonographer (also known as Ultrasound technologist or technician)
- Degree Awarded
- Associate of Science
- Program Type
- Program Location
- Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
Radiographers operate x-ray equipment to create images of tissues, bones, organs, and blood vessels within the human body. The images created by the radiographer are then interpreted and a diagnosis is made by a radiologist, a physician who specializes in interpreting and diagnosing radiographic images.
Clinical courses, begin in the first semester, complement classroom learning, and help students prepare for entry-level practice. Clinical experience includes rotations in community hospitals, medical centers, and healthcare facilities, allowing students to develop clinical skills in a wide variety of healthcare settings that meet the needs of diverse populations.
Radiologic Science Post-Primary Certification Tracks UG
Radiologic Technologists with current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) are eligible to apply for post-primary certification tracks in the following areas: Magnetic Resonance (MR), Computed Tomography (CT), and Vascular Interventional (VI).
RN-BSN: Bachelor of Science in Nursing UG
The RN to BSN degree prepares students to become nurse generalists. The Nursing curriculum focuses on the development of management and leadership skills, culture-sensitive health care, individual and family assessment skills, and research in the nursing practice. Graduates of the Accelerated RN-BSN program will be prepared to progress to advanced practice programs at the graduate level.
- Accelerated Program
Health Promotion and Wellness, B.S. UG
The Health Promotion and Wellness program prepares students to assume roles as wellness and health promotion professionals in private business, community organizations, and healthcare agencies.
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